Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Andréa Dutra is a Brazilian singer from Rio de Janeiro. Her most important influences are MPB (popular Brazilian music), samba and jazz. She has worked with many important Brazilian musicians like Tim Maia, Seu Jorge, Sandra de Sá, Danilo Caymmi and others, all over Brazil. Andrea was nominated for the most important music award in Brazil for her first album, Andréa Dutra, released by Niterói Discos, in 1993.
Since 2001 Andrea sings in the samba vocal quartet Arranco de Varsóvia, winner of the most important music award in Brazil, as Best Samba Group of the Year, in 2006, with the album Na Cadência do Samba. In 2010 , the group launched their 5th CD and first DVD, recorded live, Pãozinho de Açúcar – Arranco de Varsóvia canta Martinho da Vila, in which they sing exclusively the great samba composer Martinho da Vila. The DVD features Martinho himself on stage with Arranco. ...